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A Syrian girl at Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan.
Around the world, climate change, violence and poverty are forcing people from their homes. The UN’s refugee agency estimated that by mid-2022, there were 103 million people displaced from their homes, compared to 90 million at the end of 2021.
Conversation Media Group, the
The purpose of this report is to highlight opportunities for countries to leverage the results of NAP processes for preparing AdComs, making strategic use of an AdCom for boosting the profile and visibility of adaptation progress and needs.
University of Naples Parthenope
This technical note aims to improve the understanding of how heat stress impacts pregnant women, infants, children and adolescents; identify the symptoms of heat stress; and suggest interventions to support prevention, diagnosis, care and treatment
United Nations Children's Fund (Global Headquarters, New York)
Malfunctions and poor planning led to outages for 300,000 Israelis in temperatures of over 40°C, as inefficiency and red tape hinder expansion, optimization of power grid
Times of Israel, the
Researchers deploy sensors in Miami’s neighborhoods to provide new assessment of dangerous heat conditions
University of Miami
People ride their motorcycle in a flooded street in Ho Chi Minh City
Many urban regions across the globe are confronted with increasing flood risks for people, infrastructures, livelihoods and ecosystems, resulting from rapid urbanization and changes in climate, societies, and land use.
United Nations University
Aerial view of a burned area
The 2023 Canadian wildfire season is off to a roaring start. In Alberta, there have been more than 560 wildfires so far — the highest recorded number of fires since 2018, and the season has only just begun
Conversation Media Group, the
Australia, the world’s driest inhabited continent, is particularly vulnerable to climate-related disasters such as droughts, bushfires, storms and floods. In 2020, we were one of the top ten nations in the world for economic damage caused by disasters.
Conversation Media Group, the